For two electrifying nights in 2012, DLECTRICITY brought thousands of people into Midtown Detroit to experience 35 projects by local, national and international artists. 25 of those projects were selected from an open call.
YOUR TEXT HERE is a participative, site-specific video installation consisting on the projection of anonymous, audience-generated text messages onto a building’s façade, as a means of public expression and community engagement. www.yourtexthere.org
Marcos Zotes is an architect and artist from Madrid, currently living and working in Reykjavik. Marcos is founder and principal of UNSTABLE, a design and research laboratory that explores the social and political aspects of architecture in relation to the urban context. His work has been exhibited in New York, London, Madrid, Barcelona and Reykjavik, and more recently at the13th Venice Architecture Biennale as part of the US Pavilion “Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good”.
Marcos received his Professional Diploma in Architecture with Distinction from London Metropolitan University, followed by a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design with Honors for Excellence in Design from Columbia University. He has worked internationally at OMA / Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam, CHORA in London, and Basalt in Reykjavik. In addition, he teaches architectural design at Iceland Academy of the Arts in Reykjavik, and Barnard and Columbia Colleges in New York.